This panel will provide insights into Tunisian filmmaking and sociopolitical issues related to it.


Monika Bolliger is a journalist, researcher and consultant with a focus on Arabic-speaking parts of the world. She worked as a Middle East Correspondent for the Swiss newspaper NZZ until 2018.

Saturday, 21 November, 5:30 pm

Ismahane Lahmar is a Franco-Tunisian director and screenwriter. She is the founder of «Le cinema au féminin», a unique training program for women.

Fatma Riahi is a Tunisian producer and a director. Her first feature film, “A Haunted Past,” was screened at numerous international film festivals and won a series of awards, including the ANHAR Award for the best human rights film at KARAMA Film Festival in Amman